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The Yankees have a great rotation this year. They have five guys who can really pitch.Gerrit Cole, Masahiro Tanaka, James Paxton, J.A. Happ, and Luis Severino. They’re all good pitchers and they’re all different.
Today’s starting pitcher for the New York Yankees is CC Sabathia. The left-hander has been with the Yankees since 2009, and he’s been their ace throughout that time. In his career, Sabathia has pitched in four World Series, and he was the winning pitcher in Game 6 of the 2009 World Series. He’s a six-time All-Star, and he’s won the Cy Young Award once.
RHP Masahiro Tanaka will start Sunday’s 1:05 p.m. ET series finale against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. Tanaka (6-2, 3.22 ERA) has recorded a quality start in eight of his 11 outings this season, going 5-1 with a 2.48 ERA over that span. The 30-year-old right-hander has faced the Red Sox three times in his career, going 2-1 with a 3.38 ERA (10 ER/26.2 IP).
Today, the Yankees will be starting Sonny Gray on the mound. Sonny Gray is a right-handed pitcher who was acquired by the Yankees in 2017. He has pitched in the Major Leagues for 7 years and has a career record of 66-52.
The New York Yankees have a great infield this season. They have All-Star third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who is having a great season. They also have Mark Teixeira at first base, who is one of the best power hitters in baseball. At second base, they have Robinson Cano, who is a great hitter and fielder. Shortstop is Derek Jeter, who is a great leader and one of the best shortstops in baseball.
Greg Bird is an American professional baseball first baseman for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2015. Bird was an All-Star in 2015, his rookie year.
Starlin Castro is an infielder for the New York Yankees. He has played shortstop and second base in his career.
Today, the Yankees starting lineup is:
1. RF – Aaron Judge
2. CF – Aaron Hicks
3. SS – Didi Gregorius
4. C – Gary Sanchez
5. 1B – Chase Headley
6. DH – Matt Holliday
7. LF – Brett Gardner
8. 3B – Ronald Torreyes
9. 2B – Starlin Castro
Today’s Starting Lineup:
1. Aaron Judge RF
2. Giancarlo Stanton DH
3. Aaron Hicks CF
4. Luke Voit 1B
5. Didi Gregorius SS
6. Miguel Andujar 3B
7. Gleyber Torres 2B
8. Neil Walker LF
9. Austin Romine C
The outfield for the New York Yankees looks to be set for today’s game against the Boston Red Sox. In left field will be Brett Gardner, in center field will be Aaron Hicks, and in right field will be Giancarlo Stanton.
Brett Gardner is an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He bats left-handed and throws right-handed. Gardner was selected by the Yankees in the third round of the 2005 MLB draft. He made his MLB debut in 2008 and became a regular player for the Yankees in 2009. A homegrown talent, Gardner is one of several key Yankees players who came up through the minor league system to play major roles on Yankee teams that reached the postseason from 2009 to 2012. He is known not only for his defense, but also for his ability to hit for high batting averages and steal bases; he ranks fourth among active major leaguers with 218 stolen bases.
Aaron Hicks is an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He bats and throws right-handed. He previously played in MLB for the Minnesota Twins from 2013 to 2016.
Jacoby Ellsbury will be starting in center field and batting leadoff for the Yankees today. The 33-year-old is in his tenth season in the majors, and has been with the Yankees since 2013. In his career, Ellsbury has been a two-time All-Star and won a Gold Glove award in 2011. He is known for his speed on the bases, and has stolen more than 20 bases in a season seven times in his career.
The bullpen is a group of pitchers who are relief pitchers. A relief pitcher is a pitcher who enters the game after the starting pitcher is removed. The bullpen is also sometimes called the “pen.”
Aroldis Chapman is a Cuban professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs. Chapman bats and throws left-handed, and is nicknamed “The Cuban Missile”. At 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) in height and 210 pounds (95 kg), he throws left-handed with what has been recorded as the fastest pitch in MLB history, 105.1 mph on September 24, 2010.
Dellin Betances is a relief pitcher for the New York Yankees. He throws right-handed and bats right-handed. Betances is 6 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 265 pounds.
Right-handed relief pitcher Tyler Clippard is starting for the New York Yankees today. The 32-year-old Clippard has played for the Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Washington Nationals, and Houston Astros over the course of his 11-year MLB career. He has a career ERA of 3.11 and has recorded 775 strikeouts in 783 innings pitched.
The manager has not yet announced who is starting for the Yankees today. Stay tuned for more information.
Joe Girardi is the current manager of the New York Yankees, a position he has held since 2008. He is a former professional catcher who played for the Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, St. Louis Cardinals, and Yankees. Girardi won three World Series titles as a player with the Yankees and one as a manager.